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Osamu Tsukimori

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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18 Jul 2017

Idemitsu moves closer to Showa Shell deal after court nod to share sale

TOKYO Idemitsu Kosan Co said it would proceed with a $1.1 billion sale of new shares, after a court rejected the founding family's petition to block the offering, potentially clearing the way for a takeover of Showa Shell Sekiyu.

14 Jul 2017

LNG sellers open to lifting destination clauses: JERA executive

TOKYO Some sellers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) have told Japan's JERA Co, the world's biggest importer of the fuel, that they could be open to removing destination restrictions from existing long-term contracts, a senior executive said on Friday.

14 Jul 2017

INTERVIEW-LNG sellers open to lifting destination clauses - JERA executive

TOKYO, July 14 Some sellers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) have told Japan's JERA Co, the world's biggest importer of the fuel, that they could be open to removing destination restrictions from existing long-term contracts, a senior executive said on Friday.

13 Jul 2017

Japan's Tepco to speed up post-Fukushima decisions: new chairman

TOKYO The owner of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will push to resolve debate over the release of contaminated water from the site that has dragged on for years since the devastating 2011 quake, its new chairman said on Thursday.

13 Jul 2017

Japan's Tokyo Gas wants to revise LNG supply contracts

TOKYO Japan's Tokyo Gas, the biggest city-gas supplier in the world's largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), is in talks to renew supply contracts and will push to revise terms to get more flexibility and cut prices, a senior official said on Thursday.

06 Jul 2017

Saudi Arabia tightens its grip on Japan, its biggest Asian oil market

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Saudi Arabia has boosted its market share in Japan, the world's top oil exporter's biggest Asian market, by selling more light crude to the country as a way to offset revenue lost implementing OPEC's production cuts.

05 Jul 2017

Saudi Arabia tightens its grip on Japan, its biggest Asian oil market

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Saudi Arabia has boosted its market share in Japan, the world's top oil exporter's biggest Asian market, by selling more light crude to the country as a way to offset revenue lost implementing OPEC's production cuts.

28 Jun 2017

Japan regulator ends LNG resale restrictions

TOKYO Japan's anti-monopoly regulator ruled on Wednesday that all new contracts for liquefied natural gas (LNG) should not contain restrictions on reselling cargoes of the fuel, adding momentum to a push to liberalise the LNG market.

14 Jun 2017

Tepco to work with local government on nuclear plant review

TOKYO Tokyo Electric Power Co will work with local government to review the safety of its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant, which could mean a later restart date than planned originally, the company's incoming CEO said.

14 Jun 2017

Tepco to work with local government on nuclear plant review

TOKYO, June 15 Tokyo Electric Power Co will work with local government to review the safety of its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant, which could mean a later restart date than planned originally, the company's incoming CEO said.

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